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P0218 OBD-II Trouble Code: Diagnose this code?

What the P0218 code means The P0218 code means that the transmission temperature has exceeded the maximum allowable limit that has been set by the vehicle’s manufacturer. What are the causes of the P0218 code? Overheating due to towing overloaded trailer Transmission cooler or lines restricted Debris in transmission cooler Low transmission fluid Inoperative car’s cooling fan/fan clutch What are the symptoms of the P0218 code? A service engine soon lamp is usually accompanied by the distinctive smell of overheated transmission fluid. Smoke from the transmission area is also possible, as is transmission slippage, or lack of transmission engagement. Common mistakes when diagnosing the P0218 code


Misdiagnosis may range from one extreme to the other. Often, when this code is stored, a problem is incorrectly diagnosed as only a transmission fluid leak when a low fluid condition has allowed vital internal transmission components to be damaged. On the other end, the transmission does not necessarily need to be rebuilt just because it has overheated once. What repairs can fix the P0218 code?

1. Repairing a transmission fluid leak by replacing parts such as the radiator, transmission cooler, transmission cooler lines, or transmission pan gasket. 2. Replacing the transmission temperature sensor 3. Replacing the power train control module 4. Rebuilding or replacing the entire transmission 5. Repairing an engine overheating condition However, if you are facing issue and not able to diagnose it then you can visit us at PartsAvatar Car Parts, Toronto, our certified engineers will diagnose and fix the issue

Partsavatar Car Parts, Toronto - P0218 OBD II trouble code  

The P0218 code means that the transmission temperature has exceeded the maximum allowable limit that has been set by the vehicle’s manufactu...

Partsavatar Car Parts, Toronto - P0218 OBD II trouble code  

The P0218 code means that the transmission temperature has exceeded the maximum allowable limit that has been set by the vehicle’s manufactu...

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